Stronger data encryption would benefit terrorists, U.S. warns providers

Jul 9, 2015

Stronger data encryption would benefit terrorists, U.S. warns providers

U.S. law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that criminals and terror suspects would benefit from stronger data encryption, and called for service providers to retain access to such protected data. Calling inviolable data a “real national security problem,” Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates said ...

Mar 8, 2013

Wartime diplomat deplored Japan's backward encryption tech

A Japanese diplomat wrote shortly after World War II that Japan’s theoretical and technical knowhow on encrypting sensitive information was woefully underdeveloped during the hostilities, declassified diplomatic records Thursday showed. Kazuji Kameyama, who had previously headed the telegram division of the Foreign Ministry, wrote ...